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Newborn, Family + Brand photographer, Mama to three, lover of dessert & pretty things. 

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Choosing between an in-home vs studio newborn session can feel a little challenging as you get ready to welcome your new baby. I’m going to share a bit of my experience to help you choose what might be the best fit!  While the first choice for my clients used to be in-home sessions, more and […]

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When thinking about your photoshoot, one of the first things we’ll want to narrow down is if you want an in-home, outdoor, or studio location. In today’s blog post, we’re going to share our favorite outdoor locations in Charlotte for a photo session. There are so many options, some are free, some require a fee. […]

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BLACK & WHITE PORTRAIT SESSIONS  ARE HERE! Images like these are likely saved on your Pinterest boards… they have been on mine for years! I’m so excited to finally be offering these black and white portrait sessions so you can fulfill that home decor project that’s been collecting dust on your digital bulletin board! Once […]

Charlotte NC Black & White Portrait Sessions

I am so, so excited to bring this event to you this year. I have done Mama & Me Petite Sessions for the last several years, and they are far and away some of the most special Mommy and me mini sessions of the year for me. I just love watching mamas and their kiddos […]

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You guys… I had so much fun creating these! I am such a sucker for these fun IG story templates, I just had to make some of my own to share with you guys! I hope you love them and be sure to tag me @thechrissywinchester to I can see how you’re using them! First […]

Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Office Hours for the WAHM. They are a struggle, I feel like, for all of us. Do we set them? Do we not? How do we decide on hours? What if we miss an opportunity because someone else didn’t have office hours? What if our Type A, Green, has-to-be-efficent personality struggles to let emails sit […]

Hi Friends! I am looking for a sweet baby girl to photograph sometime between 11/27-12/8. I will need to photograph your little one wearing a sweet set from the amazing BunnyLuLu Handmade Collection. In return for your time, the session fee ($200) will be waived and you will receive two mounted 5×7 prints. Additional images […]

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It’s that time of year for family photos, to get a shot for the family Christmas card (how many of you still send them?), to updated the family photo, to give as gifts to grandparents, learn more about a professional photographer you can hire for your family photos.  Whether it’s finding the right photographer, figuring […]

Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I get so many questions on how I, as a professional photographer, document our family. I am just as guilty as the next mama and photographer for using my iPhone 99% of the time. It’s smaller, easier, faster. I struggled for awhile to find the best mix of memory-keeping. I think I’ve finally got it […]

Hi Friends!!! It’s time for another round of Snapography 101!!! We had so much fun putting this class on earlier this year, and so many people have shown interested, so we’ve decided to continue the learning experience! So, when thinking about this class and what I wanted it to be, I knew one thing for […]

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